Cheap Food

I came across this map and was floored by the prevalence of fast food restaurants across the United States. At the same time, I think about how (relatively) cheap fast food is, with most fast food restaurants having dollar menu items. The average price of a “meal” is $5. Now, picture a map of an urbanized area in which every pin...

Scholarship FAQs

Answering Your Questions Expand AllWho can apply for a scholarship offered through the Cleveland Foundation?Please see our "How to Apply" page for all the details. The scholarships have varied and diverse criteria beyond the universal requirements. Visit our Scholarship Listings page where you can click on individual scholarships for...

Fellow Friday: Meet the 2020-21 Cleveland Foundation Public Service Fellows

Launched in 2016, the Cleveland Foundation Public Service Fellowship immerses talented, emerging leaders from across the country in the work of Cleveland’s public sector, providing them an opportunity to develop their skills, enhance their networks, and jumpstart a career in public service. With the goals of attracting and retaining...

Cleveland Foundation announces inaugural Public Service Fellows

Cleveland Foundation announces inaugural Public Service FellowsMillennials from across the country to be partnered with six Greater Cleveland agencies for year-long fellowships designed to inspire the next generation of public sector leaders Release Date: 5.5.16CLEVELAND – In an effort to create a pipeline of new talent for...

Robert E. and Ada Hagan Public Service Scholarship

Purpose:  To provide scholarship support for students attending or accepted at Cleveland State University Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs pursuing a public service career. Robert E. Hagan was deeply committed to public service. He was an outspoken critic of the Vietnam War, and he marched in civil rights protests and on...

Homer C. Wadsworth Award

Creativity, Ingenuity, Risk-Taking, and Good Humor Homer Wadsworth - Executive Director 1974–1983 Homer Wadsworth was executive director of the Cleveland Foundation from 1974 to 1983. He was known as an innovative, visionary, and energetic leader, overseeing the foundation's work not only as a community grantmaker, but also as...

#FellowFriday: Olivia Ortega’s Fellowship Experience

The Cleveland Foundation Public Service Fellowship offers emerging young leaders the skills and networks needed to create the community they envision and jumpstart a career in public service. In our #FellowFriday weekly blog series, hear from members of the 2016-17 Cleveland Foundation Public Service Fellowship cohort about their...

Fellow Friday: Meet the 2021-22 Cleveland Foundation Public Service Fellows

Launched in 2016, the Cleveland Foundation Public Service Fellowship immerses talented, emerging leaders from across the country in the work of Cleveland’s public sector, providing them an opportunity to develop their skills, enhance their networks, and jumpstart a career in public service. With the goals of attracting and retaining...